[Bradford/Astronomical Maps] Duncan Bradford. THE WONDERS OF THE HEAVENS, Being a Popular View of Astronomy, Including a Full Illustration of the Mechanism of the Heavens; Embracing the Sun, Moon, and Stars… Boston: American Stationers Company, 1837. First Edition.
6 folding hand-colored plates featuring allegorical figures in the heavens (2 have short tears lower edge), 12 full page plates including 2 frontises and engraved title in b&w of various phases of the moon and other views, and within text various figures and diagrams. 4to. viii,-371 pp.
Contemporary half leather & dark green cloth, lacking backstrip, corners worn, text block and plates secure. Top edges moderately water stained throughout, largely confined to upper margins, some light foxing/spotting, early owner’s name on front blank (? Haskins), several dog-eared corners. 4.8 Lb.